Safety In The News: February 2018

Safety In The News: February 2018

Below is a quick selection of some notable safety-related news headlines for the month of February 2018:

 


Workplace Safety: Employee Perceptions, Employer Policies Not Aligned (Facility Executive)
When it comes to workplace safety, employers often miss the mark in critical communication and planning, and could be unprepared to meet the future needs of employees, according to a recent survey by Rave Mobile Safety.

 

How to Mitigate Safety Risks in the Workplace (Reliable Plant)
Whether you are a plant manager or business owner, managing your site and preventing staff and visitors from suffering accidents will require vigilance, strong processes and the right materials.

 

How Much Do You Know About Your Workplace Safety Processes? (Sun News)
A recent survey reveals that when it comes to workplace safety, employers often miss the mark in critical communication and planning and could be unprepared to meet the future needs of employees.

 

Tesla rolls out new policies to help keep factory workers safe in wake of backlash (Business Insider)
Laurie Shelby — Tesla’s vice president of environmental, health, and safety — has published a post on Tesla’s blog, titled “Becoming the Safest Car Factory in the World,” which outlines the company’s efforts to make the factory safer and more comfortable for employees.

 

Improving Safety on the Job Saves Lives and Money (WorkersCompensation.Com)
Focusing on safety and health in the workplace is one of the surest investments you can make in today’s economy.

 

Lack of Machine Guarding Again Named to OSHA’S Top 10 Most Cited Violations List (Robotics Tomorrow)
Unlike Hollywood’s awards celebrations, however, no one wants to be nominated for OSHA’s Top Ten Most Cited Violations list, let alone take home the top prize.

 

Ensuring the Safety of Temporary and Contracted Workers (Total Security Daily Advisor)
There are inherent risks contracted and temporary workers bring to the job. Safety organizations are once again encouraging employers to pay attention to building a workplace for these workers that parallels how they treat their permanent employees.

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